Friction Lab (pg108)
6th - 9th
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Today students completed the friction lab, a little experiment that explores how friction affects a rolling marble. The lab asks students to compare four surfaces (a table top, printer paper, wax paper, and sandpaper) and compare the amount of friction created by each. Students calculate the average distance that the marble rolls. And they repeat the experiment with a metal and plastic marble to investigate how the mass of an object can change the amount of friction. (See the video here.)
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Plan an investigation to provide evidence that the change in an object’s motion depends on the sum of the forces on the object and the mass of the object. Emphasis is on balanced (Newton’s First Law) and unbalanced forces in a system, qualitative comparisons of forces, mass and changes in motion (Newton’s Second Law), frame of reference, and specification of units. Assessment is limited to forces and changes in motion in one-dimension in an inertial reference frame, and to change in one variable at a time. Assessment does not include the use of trigonometry.